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New and used car registrations down in July in state

Post by John Gillie / The News Tribune on Aug. 28, 2009 at 1:49 pm with No Comments »
August 28, 2009 1:49 pm

New car registrations in Washington fell by 31.6 percent in July in Washington while used car registrations dropped 10.8 percent in the state, according to new information from

In the new car segment, 16,602 new cars were titled in the state in July compared with 24,285 in the same month last year.

Compact cars, mid-sized cars and compact sport utility vehicles sold best in the new car segment in the state, reflecting the lingering concern of car buyers about high gas prices.

In the used car market last month, top-selling segments were mid-sized cars, compact sport utilities and compact cars.

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